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Emily Rose Photography used by permission
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Ian Falgout, Shane Nelson Lit Up Phones For St. Jude Radiothon, Listen To Heartfelt Music

International recording artist and producer Ian Falgout performed on the St. Jude Radiothon today. He was joined by musician Shane Nelson. Ian was invited to come and play after being featured on the radio with his children doing a Christmas song "Heatmiser vs Coldmiser"

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Preston Gunderson, Performs On St. Jude Radiothon, Among 5 Must Listen Musicians In The Country

Reverb nation  a service that let's musicians post their music and videos, sends out a 5 must listen email to it's subscribers. This week Preston Gunderson was among 5 artists the company says people should listen to. After his performances on the RadioThon you can hear why he is a must listen.

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Just Us Performs, Records, Then Cut From Radiothon, Enjoy Their Performance

Just Us stopped by to perform live on the air and the studio was too cramped to set them up, so we set up a few mics and had them perform from the break room. Doing "When I Thing About Angels". With a steady audience fixing lunch it was a great performance.

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Breanne Marie Comes Back To Play St. Jude Radiothon, More About Her

Breanne Marie played on last year's St Jude Radiothon, just starting her first album, finishing up writing and performing a song on a movie soundtrack, looking to play more and get her name out. This year was different.

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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Rare KISS Footage With Everyone On Different Instruments, And Forgetting Songs

This is perfect footage to show that everyone isn't perfect, and that no matter how much you are in the public eye you are still just a person. KISS played a meet and greet accoustic set for their Japanese fans, and started the show playing each others instruments.

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Here’s Slamabama, an Up And Coming Band Trying To Entertain Themselves

We've all heard about the legendary pranks that Brad Paisley pulls on some of his opening acts, and how they have returned the favor. Some friends of mine in Slamabama are on tour and felt a little goofy and decided to make a video.

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Lionel Richie, The Commodores, and Kenny Rogers Sing “Sail On”; 1980 Video Clip Spotlights These Performers At The Peak Of Their Careers

Kenny Rogers and the Commodores?  Sure!  If you know your music history, at the time that this clip was filmed for a TV special in 1980, Kenny and Lionel Richie were working on what turned out to be the Share Your Love album - which yielded hits for Rogers like "Lady", "Through The Years", "Blaze Of Glory", and "I Don't Need You";  Lionel Richie wrote the song "Lady".

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Dire Straits Members Form The Straits And Announce World Tour

Dire Straits made music history, and great music while they were together. Since that time the band has not been performing. Mark Knopfler has moved on to other things. The rest of the band has been growing weary and wanting to do something. Maybe forge farther in into the future and add to their legacy.

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This Guy Was Supposed To Be In Van Halen, And Turned Them Down

Who is this guy, and why would you ever turn down Van Halen. First, a little history andhow he fits in. Van Halen started with David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony, Alex Van Halen, and Eddie Van Halen. Once the band finished 1984 with the huge hit "Jump", David Lee Roth quit, or was Fired.

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Why Is Eric Clapton Called Slowhand? How Did Eric Clapton Get His Nickname?

Was it his fast guitar playing chops?  Was it the fact that he took forever to change his broken guitar strings?  Was it drug-related?  How did Eric Clapton come to be known as Slowhand?  The answer isn't definitive, as the facts and story surrounding the nickname have changed or evolved over the years.

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Depot Rings In The New Year With Mynx

You could enjoy MYNX on the first floor, dance to your instant requests with Doug of EPIC Dj Services, or tour the Trains with no one but you and your date. It was a great time at the Depot and MYNX never sounded better.

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(Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
(Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Is Elvis Presley Still Alive? See This Compelling Video

There are many shows that follow different stories about how Elvis faked his death. I worked in Nashville at a Tower records and someone dropped off a bag of tapes and asked us to sell them, and keep the money, that this was proof Elvis was alive, and the tapes really sounded like him, but this really does.

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